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The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit consists of 16 members who are appointed by the Governor. One of the Advisors is designated by the Governor as chairman. Currently, there are three vacancies. The Council advises and consults with the Administrator concerning the exercise of the Administrator's power under the South Carolina Consumer Protection Code and may make recommendations to the Administrator. Members may also assist the Administrator in obtaining compliance with the South Carolina Consumer Protection Code.




Sharon Crawley Bramlett, Columbia 


Vice Chair

Wendy J. Culler, Lancaster

 Randall C. Cole, Columbia

Ruth Ellen Hardee, Columbia

Beatrice A. James, Florence

Richard A. Jones, Gaffney

Scott M. Malyerck, Columbia

C. Brian McLane, Sr., Columbia

Victor C. "Chip" McLeod, III, Spartanburg

Cassandra Williams Rush, Columbia

Alethea (Lisa) Samuel, Columbia

Ulysses S.G. Sweeney, III, Marion

Brent A. Weaver, Lexington 

The Council of Advisors on Consumer Credit meet the first Tuesday of each quarter (January, April, July, October). These meetings are held in the Department's Conference Room at 2221 Devine Street, 2nd floor.  All meetings are open to the public.  For more information contact (803) 734-4233. 

2014 Council Meeting Schedule

January 14, 2014

April 8, 2014

July 8, 2014

October 14, 2014 


Contact Information 

Darlene Dinkins 

Phone: 803-734-4233
Toll free in S.C.

Fax: 803-734-4229

Mailing Address:
PO Box 5757
Columbia SC  29250-5246

Physical Address:
2221 Devine St., Ste. 200
Columbia SC 29205